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Multiple users Do you know how to reset the passwords on an emac with Multiple Users running? I see people online saying that I need the system disk. Is that the install disc? thanks in advance for any solution.

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  • Justin Goldberg Oct 17, 2008

    To clarify, it is MacOS 9.

    BTW, will a G4 700mhz with 256 MB RAM run OSX?


  • Justin Goldberg Jan 09, 2009

    What I did was boot from the MacOS 9 system disk, ran the finder. All I needed to delete was the multi*.prefs file.

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Yes you need to start off the install disk, star off the install disk and it will come up to the installer window, depending on the version of OS X the menus will be different. Installer for 10.1-103 and Utilities for 10.4-10.5, select the Reset Password function and you will see a picture of your hard drive, select it and a list of users will appear and you can then reset their passwords.

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Logon screen will only show if you have multiple users or a password setup. Setup in Control Panel > Users. Enable the Guest account.

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